Los Angeles Chargers

Chargers' Rivers focuses on competition to avoid boredom of early-season workouts

Chargers' Rivers focuses on competition to avoid boredom of early-season workouts

Of the 22 players on the football field and of the 60-plus gathered around, no one had been in this position more than Philip Rivers.

Under center, helmet, jersey and shorts on, Rivers was on the field Tuesday, preparing, once again, to lead the Chargers. He’s been in the meeting rooms, on the field in individual drills and in the weight room. He’s been doing everything to get ready for a season that doesn’t begin for months.

And, he’s doing it for the 14th straight year.

A lesson from former Chargers offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, though, has helped Rivers not just get through the grind of offseason workouts, it’s helped him actually enjoy it.

“I...

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